Tag Archives: Legal deliberation

Epstein et al.: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in e-rulemaking

Dmitry Epstein, Mary Newhart, and Rebecca Vernon have published Not by technology alone: The “analog” aspects of online public engagement in policymaking, forthcoming in Government Information Quarterly. Here is the abstract: Between Twitter revolutions and Facebook elections, there is a … Continue reading

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Citizens’ participation in lawmaking a focus of Participedia ’s 2013 Year in Review

Citizens’ participation in lawmaking is a focus of Michael MacKenzie, Tim Glynn-Burke, and Professor Dr. Archon Fung‘s new post, Innovations in Participation, 2013: Participedia’s Year in Review, at Challenges to Democracy, published by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for … Continue reading

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Legal informatics, data, and communication at WFD 2013: World Forum for Democracy

Several of the presentations and some of the discussion at WFD 2013: World Forum for Democracy concerned legal informatics, data, or communication. The conference was held 27-29 November 2013 in Strasbourg. Click here for the conference program. The programs that … Continue reading

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Gastil on Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections

Professor Dr. John Gastil of Penn State University has published Public Deliberation from the Jury Room to Initiative Elections, in Connections 2013: Citizens in Democratic Politics. Here are excerpts: The Kettering Foundation has worked with political communication scholar John Gastil … Continue reading

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Papers on Legal Data and Text Analysis @ Text as Data 2013

Several papers on the analysis of legal data or legal texts or concerning legal communication or decision making or were presented at NDATAD 2013: New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data Workshop 2013, held 27-28 September at the London School … Continue reading

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Aitamurto and Landemore on Deliberation in Crowdsourced Legislative Processes

Dr. Tanja Aitamurto of Stanford University and Professor Dr. Hélène Landemore of Yale University, presented a paper entitled Democratic Participation and Deliberation in Crowdsourced Legislative Processes: The Case of the Law on Off-Road Traffic in Finland, at the ComTech 13 … Continue reading

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